Phrasal verbs beginning with I. Select a phrasal verb for more details.
If you identify with someone, you feel you have a connection with them and you can understand them and share their feelings.
to have a significant effect on something
If you impose something on someone, you force them to accept it even if they don't want to.
If something is improved on, it's made better than it was.
If somebody inclines to something such as a certain way of thinking, they will usually think in that way.
to do something that gives you pleasure, even though there could be some negative consequences
to believe something is true because you have some indirect evidence of it
to add something positive in order to make something work better
If you insist on something, you say that you must have it or it must be done.
to condition someone to follow a certain belief or to behave in a certain way
If you interest somebody in something, you make them want to know more about it.
to prevent something from happening in the usual way or stop it from developing normally
to put your energy and resources into something that you think will help you to achieve your goal
to put your money into a company or a business venture in order to get a share of any profit it makes
If you invite somebody around, you invite them to your home for a meal, or a party, or a game of cards, etc.
If you invite somebody in, you ask them to come inside.
If you invite somebody out, you ask them to go to a restaurant with you, or to see a movie, or go dancing, etc.
If you invite somebody over, you invite them to your home, usually for a meal.
If you involve yourself in something, or if someone else involves you in something, you take part in it.
If you iron out the last details of a deal, you sort out the final problems or issues.
If you're itching for something, you really want it.